Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Kent, a thoroughly experienced legal professional, brings a high degree of mission-critical insight to the Stream team from a range of positions representing high-net worth individuals, corporate entities, and real estate investment funds across corporate structuring, complex acquisition and disposition transactions, and operations including construction, development, leasing and financing. His experience within the data center space enables him to deliver exceptional representation as Stream Data Centers strategically expands to meet aggressive and evolving customer infrastructure requirements.

With a long history serving as the key point of contact for business teams and in-house counsels (including those at Stream), Kent offers a keen understanding of vital business and legal issues, ensuring the continued, conscientious growth and success of his teams and their customers.

Now, as an official member of Stream’s in-house leadership team, Kent is the touchpoint between a range of Stream departments, leading work across a wide range of legal requirements as well as supervising the internal legal department and outside counsel. Within Stream’s transactions, Watson oversees lease negotiation, along with both corporate and joint venture structuring and risk management requirements. He is also the lead for developing new internal processes and structures that enable Stream to optimize operational efficiencies, ensure risk reduction and create exceptional ease when meeting compliance standards. Across all of these duties, Kent’s work remains central to Stream’s promise of delivering exceptional data center experiences to customers.

Kent holds a law degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law, and is an alumnus of Tulane University.

Education & Designations

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Tulane University, Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies and Ancient History